On the X International specialized exhibition "Arms and Security — 2013", held 25 — 28 September in the capital of Ukraine, "KrAZ" showed the car-terrain vehicle KrAZ-5233VE "Special Forces" 4×4.
The exhibition was held under the auspices of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. The exhibition is organized by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine with the support of the Security Service of Ukraine, the State Border Service of Ukraine, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine, the State Export Control Service. The participants — more than 30 enterprises of the military-industrial complex of Ukraine, as well as manufacturers of the Netherlands, Russia, the USA, Poland and others.
The exhibited PJSC "KrAZ" car — a new version of multi-purpose all-wheel drive truck KrAZ-5233VE "Special Forces" with opening hatch on the roof of the cab on the right side for the installation of automatic small arms. Fenders and hood have non-slip surfaces.
"Special Forces" is designed for timely delivery of the personnel of military units, special forces and the UN peacekeeping force, towing artillery pieces up to 152 mm caliber, transport and special trailers on all types of roads and off-road. The car is the power unit in the DE2-238 JAMZ, clutch and manual ZF 9 speed gearbox.
KrAZ-5233 BE "Special Forces" is equipped with a central tire inflation system that provides high throughput on soils with low bearing capacity, as well as a winch with a force of up to 12 t
Exposure of PJSC "KrAZ" was one of the most visited on the show. The car was deservedly awarded the limelight and appreciation of the many visitors, including representatives of the Ministry of Interior, Security Service and the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as well as officers of foreign armies.
In particular, the representative of the armed forces of the Russian Federation — the Defence Attaché of the Embassy of Russia in Ukraine, Colonel Alexander Baranov, after inspection of the machine on the stand of PJSC "KrAZ", noted that the car — a powerful, equipping it with a special hatch in the cabin roof greatly increases the safety of the crew and allows the use of firepower to cover the columns. Among other things, he noted that the Russian Armed Forces have long-term positive operating experience KrAZ.
In turn, the military attaché of Egypt, after an inspection of the exhibit, expressed satisfaction with the KrAZ-5233 BE "Special Forces" and noted that the Egyptian army is very pleased acquired under the contract 2008-2013 KrAZ vehicles of different models, which is more than 500 pieces of equipment. KrAZ has no equal, — he said — on the terrain and endurance, they are successfully meeting its objectives.
Also on the stand of SC "Ukroboronprom", JSC "Topaz" and LLC "Aerotekhnika MLT" presented their products on the basis of KrAZ — station signals intelligence "Mail" communication and radar systems.